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Psoriasis

Answers to your top questions about living with psoriasis, including advice on treatments options, diagnosis and different kinds of psoriasis, dating, switching medications, pregnancy, relationships, and more.

Game Changers: Hillel Katzeff

"I have psoriasis, but I'm living with it, and I'm living fully with it."

Living With Psoriasis: Memo To Me

"You have your good days, your bad days. Your good years, your bad years."

Anne Combats Psoriasis with Yoga

"Yoga has really helped look at the ways I’m so hard on myself and to do something about it."

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Psoriatic Arthritis

Is It Time For New Treatment?

If you’re unhappy with the condition of your skin or joints with psoriasis or psoriatic athritis, don’t settle. You owe it to yourself to talk with your doctor about changing treatments. Here, experts offer tips on how to start that conversation.

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Living With

Cooking Doesn't Have to Be a Pain!

Psoriatic arthritis stealing your kitchen joy? We've got tips guaranteed to make meal prep a whole lot easier.

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Living With

Minding Your Skin

The connection between psoriasis and depression is clear. Finding the right treatment can help you heal inside and out.

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Treatment

Simple Strategies for Sticking to Your Treatment Plan

Don’t turn taking your psorasis or psoriatic arthritis meds into an uphill battle. Get the facts and stay the course.

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Nutrition

Special Report: What to Eat When You Have Psoriasis or Psoriatic Arthritis

Get the latest diet and food recommendations from the National Psoriasis Foundation medical advisory board.

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Doctor & Patient

Why Everyone with Psoriatic Disease Needs a Primary Care Provider

What does your primary care provider have to do with managing your psoriatic disease? A lot. Two specialists give their top tips for working with your PCP so you can live your healthiest life.

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Work

When Work Stress Makes Psoriasis Worse

One woman shares how she overcame an office bully -- and emerging symptoms of psoriatic arthritis.

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Family Health

How to Take Care of Your Psoriasis and Your Kids

Parenting is enough of a challenge without adding a chronic disease to the mix. Get survival tips from a mom who knows.

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Fitness

How to Stay Active While Protecting Your Joints

A physical therapist shares his best advice for exercising and staying active with psoriatic arthritis (PsA).

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Risk Factors

How to Reduce Your Risk of a Stroke With Psoriasis

There is increasing evidence that psoriasis is associated with a higher risk of stroke and other cardiovascular disorders as compared to the general population.

Meet the Experts

Alisha Bridges
Patient Expert
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Public speaker and award-winning writer and community advocate. She has lived and thrived with psoriasis for over two decades.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.
Health Writer
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Since 2004, Dr. Davenport has shared her passion for health and knowledge of the psycho-social aspects of chronic diseases with the HealthCentral community.

Casey Nilsson
Patient Expert
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Casey Nilsson, an award-winning journalist based in Providence, Rhode Island, writes about autoimmune disease for HealthCentral.